DNS Service Discovery

David Li dlipubkey at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 18:07:19 UTC 2016

Hi Warren,

I am aware of DNS-SD and related IETF drafts/RFCs. I also know about
Apple's Bonjour implementation.

We are implementing an enterprise distributed system with many Centos
7 servers. Each server or a group of servers may run a different app
or provide a difference service to others.  These service may come and
go. The challenge is how to use DNS-SD to let them discover each other
dynamically.  We do have DHCP and use Dynamic DNS updates.

Another challenge is we can't use multicast so mDNS is out of the
question.  But I know mDNS is not required. Unicast DNS might just

I have been researching to see what 's out there or what's the common
practice. Though this is a pretty common but so far I haven't turned
up any promising leads. I did find Avahi but not sure if this is one.

Any one has any suggestions?



On Sun, Mar 13, 2016 at 12:06 AM, Warren Kumari <warren at kumari.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 13, 2016 at 2:34 AM David Li <dlipubkey at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> Is this the right place ask  general DNS-SD questions?  If not, can
>> someone point me to the right list? I can't seem to find one.
> It almost definitely is not the right place, but what is the question?
> Perhaps someone can point you at the best place to ask it (or, just answer
> it :-)).
> I'm guessing dns-operations may be the place, but...
> W
>> Thanks.
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